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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 
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History, Military History Concentration, BA

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Department: History 

All history majors with a military concentration must meet all the requirements of the history major. Specific course content areas are noted below.

Grade Requirement

No grade lower than a “C-” in a history (HIST) course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the history major. Students receiving a “D” or “F” in a history course may continue as history majors but must either retake and successfully complete the course (with a minimum grade of “C-“) or must successfully complete another course that fulfills the same required “area” for the major.

Course Requirements

Only six credits of 100-level and six credits of 200-level courses may be applied toward the history major.

Additionally, no more than three credits from HIST 498 - Internship in History  and HIST 499 - Directed Study in History  may be used toward the credits required for the major.

Area requirements (18 credits)

Complete one course from each of the six areas listed below; one course from each pair of areas must be in military history. See bottom of page for full list of courses by area.

Area III Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern Europe
and Area IV Modern Europe

Area V United States History to 1877
and Area VI United States History since 1877

Area VII The Traditional World
and Area VIII The Modern World

Capstone (Area IX) requirement (6 credits)

Complete two additional courses in military history at the 300-level or above, which must be taken in different geographical areas: Europe (Area III or IV), U.S.A. (Area V or VI), World (Area VII or VIII).

Total minimum credits: 36

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, www.bridgew.edu/corecurriculum. For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies  section of this catalog.

Undergraduate History Courses by Area

Area IX: Capstone (6 credits)

Two upper division (300-400 level) electives, which must be taken in different geographical areas (World, Europe, U.S.A.).  At least one course must be from the following list:

The following courses may be used to meet area requirements. The specific area, however, depends on the topic or topics addressed in the course.

(No more than three credits from either HIST 498 and HIST 499 may be used toward the 36 credits required for a history major.)

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